Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

Proposed Rules & Amendments

In some instances, the Supreme Court solicits comments from the public regarding its proposed Rules. Please see the list below for more information about Rules that are open to public comment.

We now offer the option to submit comments electronically. If you would like to submit a comment electronically, please click here.

08/24/21Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to TN Rules of Appellate & Civll Procedures (Rules Package) - ADMIN2021-00969
08/24/21Comments to TN Rules of Appellate & Civll Procedures (Rules Package) - ADMIN2021-00969
11/22/21Knoxville Bar Association's Request for Additional Time to Comment on TN Rules of Appellate & Civll Procedures (Tenn. R. Civ. P. 45.09) - ADMIN2021-00969
11/23/21Supreme Court Order Extention Denial of Knoxville Bar Association's Request for Additional Time to Comment on TN Rules of Appellate & Civll Procedures (Tenn. R. Civ. P. 45.09) - ADMIN2021-00969
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Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 09/01/21Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments toTennessee Supreme Court Rule 8, RPC and Rule 44 - ADM2021-01008
Rule 8: Rules of Professional Conduct. 11/01/21Comments to Proposed Amendments toTennessee Supreme Court Rule 8, RPC and Rule 44 - ADM2021-01008
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 01/15/21Supreme Court Order Soliciting Comments to Proposed Amendments of SCT Rule 21 - ADM2020-01728
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 01/15/21Comments to Supreme Court Order to Proposed Amendments of SCT Rule 21 - ADM2020-01728
Rule 21: Rule for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. 10/08/21Supreme Court Order Amending SCT Rule 21, Section 8.02(a) - ADM2021-01184
Rule 31: Alternative Dispute Resolution - Mediation. 11/01/21Supreme Court Order DENYING the Tennessee Bar Association's Petition for the Adoption of SCT Rule 31B ADM2021-01129